§ 91.141  KEEPING OF ANIMALS; SPACE AND DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to keep, possess or maintain any horse, mule, donkey or other animal of the equine family; or any cow, calf, steer, bull or any other animal of the bovine family, or any sheep or other animal of the bovine family, or any goat or other animal of the caprine family on any parcel of land or property within the city unless the same shall have a minimum area of 6,000 additional square feet for one animal and 6,000 additional square feet for each additional animal; and within 300 feet of any restaurant, café, or other public eating place, or any church, school, hospital, convalescent home or nursing home.
   (B)   If any animal is kept in or confined in any building or structure, such as a stable, barn, shed, pen or fence, the distance of 300 feet shall be measured in a straight line from the nearest point of the building or structure to the nearest point of the residence or building used for human habitation, restaurant, café other public eating place, church, school, hospital, convalescent home or nursing home.
   (C)   It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, possess or maintain within the city any rabbit, guinea pig, ferret, any member of the rodent family, pigeon, chicken, turkey, goose, duck, peafowl or any other fowl, in any pen, enclosure or other structure, within 300 feet of any church, school, hospital, convalescent home or nursing home; the distance of 300 feet to be measured in a straight line from the nearest point of any pen, enclosure, or other structure in which the fowl or animal is kept to the nearest point of the residence, church, school, convalescent home or nursing home.
(Ord. 483, passed 1-27-1987; Ord. 483A, passed 3-23-1993; Ord. 483D, passed 8-27-1996)  Penalty, see § 91.999